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Inter- and transdisciplinary mountain data in the Caucasus: Identifying user requirements and access preferences

30 September 2021

On the 30th of September 2021, a virtual workshop took place aiming to identify the needs of diverse users of data and information pertaining to the Caucasus region. It is hoped that through time, it will be possible to meet these needs by making relevant data freely discoverable, accessible, and usable.


Sustainable Caucasus team members visit Tusheti Protected Areas to collect the best climate adaptation solutions.

20 September 2021

Sustainable Caucasus team members visit Tusheti Protected Areas to collect the best climate adaptation solutions.
In partnership with UNEP Sustainable Caucasus is implementing SDC's funded global programme "Adaptation at Altitude: Taking Action in the Mountains" in the South Caucasus region.  The program's overall objective is to increase knowledge on climate change and appropriate adaptation solutions in the mountains and feed it into science-policy platforms for informed decision-making in national, regional, and global policy processes that will increase mountain communities'  and ecosystems' resilience to climate change.


New Publications September 2021

16 September 2021

Catch up on some of the latest research this weekend by browsing our list of new publications from the SNC-mt platform constantly updated with scientific publications, articles, chapters, books relevant to the Caucasus Region.


New Publications August 2021

2 September 2021

There are lots to catch up on in our round-up of new publications from the SNC-mt platform being constantly updated with scientific publications, articles, chapters, books relevant to the Caucasus Region.  Here is the list of new publications updated for you every two weeks.
 

 


First Regional Workshop on Teaching-Learning Practice Improvement

31 August 2021

Colleagues from the University of Geneva together with Sustainable Caucasus joined hands to respond to the growing demand for qualified teaching in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and hazard mapping (DRM-HM) and to contribute to capacity building for instructors in higher education institutions in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia within the project Strengthening the Climate Adaptation Capacities in the South Caucasus: Enhancing regional cooperative action for the benefit of the Caucasus mountain region (SCAC), financially supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).


New Publications August 2021

17 August 2021

Are you looking for some reading, we have got you covered! Check out our new publications updated for you every two weeks. The SNC-mt platform is constantly updated with scientific publications, articles, chapters, books relevant to the Caucasus Region.


New Publications July 2021

4 August 2021

Check out our list of new publications, updated for you every two weeks. Lots to catch up on from the online platform of SNC-mt, which is constantly updated with scientific publications, articles, chapters, books, relevant to the Caucasus Region.  


New Publications July 2021

16 July 2021

New Publications July 2021
Welcome to our bi-weekly round-up of new publications! The online platform of SNC-mt is constantly updated with scientific publications, articles, chapters, books, relevant to the Caucasus region that you won’t want to miss this month. 
Check it out! 
 


New Publications June 2021

2 July 2021

New Publications June 2021
Welcome to our June 2021 round-up of new publications! The online platform of SNC-mt is constantly updated with scientific publications, articles, chapters, books, relevant to the Caucasus region that you won’t want to miss this month. 
Check it out! 
 


The First Workshop on the Caucasus Environmental Outlook

30 June 2021

The Caucasus Environmental Outlook is part of the project Strengthening Adaptive Capacity in the Caucasus, supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), which aims to enhance regional cooperative action for the benefit of the Caucasus mountain region. The project is centered around education, networking and knowledge generation. It builds on regional scientific cooperation developed and implemented since 2014 under the umbrella of the Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Region (Its secretary Sustainable Caucasus), which brings together institutions from all six Caucasus countries.